Eli Kent is a writer, a director and an actor in theatre and film. He’s a recipient of multiple accolades for writing, including the Bruce Mason Award for emerging playwrights and the New Zealand Arts Foundation New Generation Award. He wrote and performed in the play The Intricate Art of Actually Caring which toured extensively throughout New Zealand. In 2010, he completed his Master of Art degree in Scriptwriting at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters. Recently, he wrote and acted in The Playground Collective’s All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever, which played at London’s VAULT Festival following successful runs in Auckland and New York.